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2014-04-29 12:38:27

John Snyder and Mike Janssen step up to new roles; Joop Drechsel to focus on BCD Group UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCD Travel today announced that effective May 1, current Global President and Chief Operating Officer John Snyder will become president and CEO of the company. Mike Janssen will be promoted to chief operating officer, while retaining his current responsibilities as president of the Americas region. The changes retain the cohesive, seasoned team...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

The Agricultural and Forestry Sciences are two of the key categories covered by the Science Social Network Sciencia.org. The users of the website monitor nearly 270 scientific journals publishing in these two areas. (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Sciencia.org is a new social network established to provide the very latest news headlines, references and resources from science journals, books and websites worldwide. Content associated with science and research is contributed by users. There are...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

Environmental and Genetic Research are two of the key science categories covered by Sciencia.org - Science News, References and Resources. The users of the Sciences Social Network monitor over 220 scientific journals publishing in these two areas. (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Sciencia.org is a new social network established to provide the very latest science news headlines, references and resources from journals, books and websites worldwide. Content associated with science and research is...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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